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North Suburban Region 9 to Enter Mitigation for COVID-19

Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will be implemented in the North Suburban Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry Counties, beginning 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2020. As of October 25, the region’s COVID-19 testing positivity rate is 8.4%. Region 9 has seen a 7-day […]

Business Interruption Grants Program (BIG)

The Business Interruption Grant (BIG) program is a $636 million program developed by Governor Pritzker and the Illinois General Assembly to provide economic relief for small businesses hit hardest by COVID-19. BIG leverages federal funding provided by the CARES Act to help offset COVID-19 related losses for Illinois small businesses. BIG is the largest program […]

Publicity of Nominations for 2021 Board of Directors

October 19, 2020 TO:                           All Member of the LZ Area Chamber of Commerce  FROM:                    Claire Slattery, Executive Director  SUBJECT:              Publicity of Nominations for 2021 Board of Directors  ____________________________________________________________________ Pursuant to Section 2 of the By-Laws of the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce, the Nominating Committee has presented the […]

Gov. Pritzker Announces $245 Million in Grants for Businesses and Communities Impacted by COVID-19 and Civil Unrest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 CONTACT Gov.Press@illinois.gov $220 Million Available for Business Owners through Second Round of the Business Interruption Grants; $25 Million Available for Communities through the Rebuild Distressed Communities Program.  CHICAGO — Governor JB Pritzker joined the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today in the Bronzeville community to announce […]

Google My Business for Beginners

When it comes to marketing your business and becoming more discoverable online, you think you’ve done it all. Update your website? Check. Refresh articles and added new products and services? Check. Have you even submitted your updates to Google so they appear in search results? Well, you’re off to a great start, but there is […]